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Author: REINER, E., Title: Die Molukken. [Revised edn. after the orig. thesis].
Description: Gotha, 1956. large 8°. orig. lettered boards. 110pp. 20 text-ills. & figs, sketch-maps, plans, diagrammes, ills. on 9 loosely added coloured sheets. A geographical description of the Moluccas by a former german planter who worked in Tobelo 1934-1938. Ample information is given on the geographical position, geology, climate, flora and fauna. pp.68-93 deal with the population: origin and distribution, particularly of the Ambonese, the Ternatese and the Tobelorese, regional differences in population density is discussed, characterization of settlements and the influences of the colonial administration on traditional settlement patterns. Economic conditions are discussed in the context of colonial history and the lack of economic development is commented upon. Finally a survey is given of the political history of the Moluccas from the 16th century and of earlier publications on the Moluccas.(Polman, Central Moluccas, op.cit.).
Price: EUR 160.00 = appr. US$ 173.90 Seller: Antiquarian Booksellers Gemilang
- Book number: 37050